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Title:
Halliwell's film & video guide 2000
Author:
Halliwell, Leslie, 1929-
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Edition:
Fifteenth edition, revised and updated.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : HarperPerennial, 1999.
Physical Description:
948 pages ; 27 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780062736925
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Book

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Summary

Summary

The Classic Guide to More than 23,000 Films

For over twenty years, Halliwell's Film and Video Guide has provided the most comprehensive information available on your favorite films--from the classics of the silver screen to the latest blockbusters, and everything in between. Each entry in this completely revised and expanded edition tells you everything you'd ever want to know about a movie, Including:

Plot synopses and critical evaluations Cast members, writers, directors, and producers Quotes from contemporary reviews, alternative titles, and original publicity tags Video cassette, laser disc, and DVD availability Easy-to-interpret icons denoting suitable for family viewing, Academy Award winners and nominees, soundtrack availability, computer-colorized versions, and video format compatibility Plus, lists of four-star and three-star films by title and year, and a list of all the Academy Award winners for best picture and director, best actor and, best supporting actor and actress, and best original and adapted screenplays.

Upholding the outstanding tradition of Leslie Halliwell, editor John Walker delivers the breadth, detail, succinctness, knowledge, and wit that have always been the hallmarks of Halliwell's.


Author Notes

John Walker holds a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of Reading.

Mr. Walker is a technical manager for Racal Telecommunications Ltd. in Reading, United Kingdom.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the 2000 Editionp. vi
Explanatory Notesp. vii
The Film Guide A-Zp. 1
Academy Award Winnersp. 939
Four-Star Films - By Titlep. 942
Four-Star Films - Year by Yearp. 943
Three-Star Films - By Titlep. 945
Three-Star Films - Year by Yearp. 947